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My iPhone 5 connects fine to the UConnect in my 2010 Wrangler JK 4 Door but I can't get my music to play through it, I can only get calls, I have the navigation system in it as well, so is it anyone else experiencing this problem or who could help me fixed/figure this out. Thanks
 

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What navigation unit do you have? I've got a 430N and my iphone plays music over bluetooth flawlessly. I don't have to do anything special to do it, just press media and the choose Aux. That said, I prefer playing over USB so I can search by artist or playlist, etc without ever touching my phone. The bluetooth is nice because I don't even have to take it out of my pocket though.
 

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What navigation unit do you have? I've got a 430N and my iphone plays music over bluetooth flawlessly. I don't have to do anything special to do it, just press media and the choose Aux. That said, I prefer playing over USB so I can search by artist or playlist, etc without ever touching my phone. The bluetooth is nice because I don't even have to take it out of my pocket though.
Is this similar to the one you have or can help me with?
 

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X2- and give it plenty of time to start picking up the signal on the first try. Mine took 2+ minutes the first time and even "skipped" a little but now it picks up within 10 secs and plays perfectly. Going to look into how to run music thru the USB though as it would be nice to scroll thru the songs/playlists on the unit. Just not sure how to do that (formatting) yet.
 

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In my USB I just have a standard car charger and I have to use an auxiliary cord to play my music, I will try to pair again to see it has to catch but the fact that I can talk easily but not play music seems kind of odd
 

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From Installing Uconnect in my wife's Patriot last week, I found out that connecting an Ipod (don't know if it's the same with an Iphone) requires a special cable that connects to the Uconnect module behind the dash.

Being an Android guy, it's not an issue. I've never been much of an Apple fan. Just my opinion on that though. No offense to those that have Jobs.
 

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BT streaming audio did not become a supported feature until 2011. Can you tell me if the iPod cable is a short pigtail that plugs into a connector or is it a USB connector that the Apple docking cable plugs into?
 

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Are you using USB between the seat? I heard from other writer, USB on head unit only transfer to music to Hard drive and charge phones only and use armrest to to play music from iPod/phone and USB thumb drive.
 

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ok if you search this forum there is an update that I had to do to get my iphone 5 to play music, my ipod would play right away, and the iphone was a crapshoot sometimes it would sometimes it would not, I downloaded the update put it on a usb stick and inserted the stick in the center console usb drive.

no problems since, and the bt plays clear when the phone screen is on, previously it was glitchy
 

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1) The above Uconnect SW update is only for 2011 vehicles, it took care of the issue where iPods would not play when connected to the Apple docking cable connected to the Uconnect remote mounted USB connector either in the center console or glovebox. When an iPod / IPhone was connected to the cable, Uconnect would try to read the device and the "error occurred" would be displayed on the radio. That update is also only for the RES, REQ, RBZ & RHB radios. On the lower right hand corner of the radio is a 3 digit code, what is your code?

2) Can you explain how you're attempting to get the phone's music to play thru Uconnect? Are you trying to play thru the lightening cable or trying to stream it thru BT?

3) Is the cable that you're trying to connect to the IPhone 5 a short factory cable that attaches to a non USB connector in the center console / glovebox?

4) If you're trying to connect the lightening cable to the USB connector on the face of the radio, it won't work. That USB is for downloading (pictures & music files to the radios HD) or playing music from a Thumb drive.
 

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I'm trying to play music by streaming through the Bluetooth, I don't have a short non factory cable, and there is no USB in the arm rest console
 

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I've never tried, but I don't see any reason a usb cable in the front of the unit wouldn't work for streaming. I'll try it when I go to breakfast with my brother today.
 

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Can you tell us which radio you have? This will help to offer any further help.
If you have the RHB radio and no USB connector in the center console (if Uconnect is factory installed) or in the glovebox (if installed by the dealer) then your module is an earlier unit which does not support BT streaming audio. It will only play music from the phone if it's connected to the Chrysler iPod/ IPhone cable, PN 82212001 and will be controlled thru the phone / iPod only.
I asked about the USB connector to fully verify that your system is does not support BTSA.




I'm trying to play music by streaming through the Bluetooth, I don't have a short non factory cable, and there is no USB in the arm rest console
 

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The radios USB connector does not play media from the Apple products. The radio does not support the Apple profiles. They are supported only thru Uconnect. When an Apple product is plugged into the radio USB connect, it will only charge.





I've never tried, but I don't see any reason a usb cable in the front of the unit wouldn't work for streaming. I'll try it when I go to breakfast with my brother today.
 

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You need to install the Apple interface cable. I put one in my 09 JK to play my ipod. They are available at your dealership but cheaper on ebay. You will need to remove the radio as the cable plugs into the rear of the unit and is designed to be run to the glovebox where you will need to attach your phone. This cable will give you full control of your music through the radio and will charge it as well.

Standby ... you may be SOL. The cable I'm thinking of is for the older style apple devices. You will have to check if it available with the new connector or if there is an adapter available.
 
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